Water Returns to Fresno Splash Pads, For Now

The sounds of summer finally returned to two broken splash pads in Fresno. Kids giggled and screamed as a giant bucket dumped cool, refreshing water on them. Water cannons quelled the heat as the temperature...

Dear Council, Please Show Up. It’s Your Job.

Are city council members more effective advocating for the city attending out-of-town conventions or actually voting on issues? The absence of Fresno councilwoman Esmeralda Soria last Thursday spotlights the issue of council members missing votes. ...

One Fresno Splash Park Fixed. Two to Go.

Update, 6/05/19, 5:10 p.m.: The city reports that the splash pad at Todd Beamer Park is up and running. Says city spokesman Mark Standriff: "Todd Beamer splash pad is now running, thanks to an industrious st...

City Audit Uncovers Problems With Granite Park Bookkeeping

A public-private partnership that helped turn a city eyesore into its fulfilled vision of beautiful sports fields may have hit a snag. A city audit says the non-profit company hired to run embattled Granite Park had a number of accounting irregularities. ...